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Foundation Degree Early Childhood Studies

Stranmillis University College

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UCAS CODE: LX53

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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree

  • Location

    Stranmillis University College

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

The Foundation degree in Early Childhood Studies is designed to provide you with specialist knowledge and understanding of working with 0-8 year olds, the Early Childhood Studies Foundation Degree focuses on the key theories, concepts and application of working practices and skills required to work with this age group in a variety of Early Years settings. A varied programme of professional placements complement and support your classroom learning.

The Foundation Degree can be studied full-time (2 years) or part-time (3 years) depending on location. Applications to the full-time degree are made through UCAS via the APPLY NOW button above. Applications to the part-time degree are made directly to the relevant Regional College. Graduates who achieve the desired academic standard may be eligible for progression to year 2 of the BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies degree [full-time or part-time] at Stranmillis University College.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

Modules are assessed through a combination of assignments, presentations and exams as well as placement reports.

Successful completion of the Foundation Degree at a required level will allow you to apply to the BA (Hons) Degree in Early Childhood Studies at Stranmillis University College, creating a pathway in to Year 2 of this programme on a full or part-time basis.

An Early Childhood Studies degree provides the essential knowledge and experience for those working with young children in a variety of establishments including:

  • Early Years Organisations
  • Nursery and Primary Schools
  • Centres Associated With The Early Years Organisation
  • Toy and Book Libraries
  • Creches
  • Parent and Toddler Groups
  • Childcare And Family Centres

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University information

Stranmillis University College

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    Stranmillis University College, Stranmillis Road, Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT9 5DY, Northern Ireland

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